MDC is a member –institution in this national network of community colleges and as such art students who have taken a studio class for credit are eligible to be chosen by their professors for the annual competition that is held (January - February)in alternating campus galleries.

The annual exhibition includes fifty works and a jury selects five finalists who will participate in the League’s national competition. These finalists’ works will appear in the catalogue produced every year and may also win a series of cash prizes. MDC has a tremendous record of wins over the years which is unprecedented, including:

Year Awarded Participant Campus
2011-2012 First Place Alejandro Valencia North
2010-2011 First Place Lester Sanchez North
2010-2011 Third Place Luis Castaneda Wolfson
2009-2010 First Place Sebastian Munoz Wolfson
2008-2009 Honorable Mention Zonia Zena Wolfson